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The ground is of red wool; the design consists of diagonal bands forming lozenges, each enclosing a candelabra plant motif; the motifs are woven with green, red, yellow, brown and light blue wool. The design shows Byzantine influence. Evidently from the same garment as 11.1416.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Islamic, 7th-9th century A.D.

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Medium or Technique

wool tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts